Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

The Fall 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium will provide exposure to the relevant ethical issues providers may encounter in clinical settings. The symposium also will include discussions on the ethical consultation process and its value.

The symposium will cover:

  • Identifying relevant clinical ethical concerns
  • Understanding the patient, family and provider benefits of a clinical ethics consultation
  • How to initiate a clinical ethics consultation

Clinical Ethics Issues: Can Someone Please Explain?

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Norton Healthcare Learning Center
Second floor, Rooms 1A and 1B
9500 Ormsby Station Road
Louisville, Kentucky

Self-parking is available in the parking lot near the building.


Deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019

This event is free, but you must preregister to attend the light dinner at 4:30 p.m. Walk-in registrations are discouraged, as we cannot guarantee a seat or meal.

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Program Agenda

4:30 p.m. Light dinner

5:15 p.m. Sign-in

5:30 p.m. Welcome/introduction

  • Gregory E. Mayes, J.D., chair, Norton Healthcare Medical Ethics Council
  • The Rev. Ronald C. Oliver, Ph.D., BCC, system vice president, mission and outreach, Norton Healthcare

5:40 p.m. Program

  • Trevor M. Bibler, Ph.D.

7:30 p.m. Adjournment

Continuing Education


Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For information related to CME, contact the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education at (502) 446-5955 or


Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number 4-0002-12-20-102. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 2.1 contact hours, which expires 12/31/2020. KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must attend for a minimum of one hour, attest to the number of hours of attendance and complete the evaluation to receive contact hours.

For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC, at (502) 446-5889 or

Social Workers

This activity will provide 1.75 hours of continuing education units (CEU). Norton Healthcare is an approved provider for social worker credits through the National Association of Social Workers, Kentucky chapter (NASW-KY). Approval: NASWKY#031219.

For information about social worker credits, contact Jean Vaughn, LCSW, at

Faculty Disclosure

Norton Healthcare adheres to the Kentucky Medical Association Essential Areas and Policies and Kentucky Board of Nursing Essential Areas and Policies, including the Standards for Commercial Support, regarding industry support of continuing education. During the planning process, all individuals in a position to control the content of this educational activity (course directors, planners, presenters) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with commercial interests as well as the nature of any relationship that may be a potential conflict of interest. These are assessed by the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education to ensure adequate resolution of any identified conflicts prior to the activity. Participants will be asked to evaluate all speakers’ content for bias and balance at the activity. No speakers or planners associated with this activity have any potential or actual conflicts to disclose.

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